Word Summary
hopou: where
Original Word: ὅπου
Transliteration: hopou
Phonetic Spelling: (hop'-oo)
Part of Speech: Adverb
Short Definition: where
Meaning: where
Strong's Concordance
in what place, where

From hos and pou; what(-ever) where, i.e. At whichever spot -- in what place, where(-as, -soever), whither (+ soever).

see GREEK hos

see GREEK pou

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3699: ὅπου

ὅπου (from ποῦ and the relative ) (from Homer down), where;

1. adverb of place,

a. in which place, where; α. in relative sentences with the indicative it is used to refer to a preceding noun of place; as, ἐπί τῆς γῆς, ὅπου etc. Matthew 6:19; add, Matthew 6:20; Matthew 13:5; Matthew 28:6; Mark 6:55; Mark 9:44, 46 (which verses T WH omit; Tr brackets), 48; Luke 12:33; John 1:28; John 4:20, 46; John 6:23; John 7:42; John 10:40; John 11:30; John 12:1; John 18:1, 20; John 19:18, 20, 41; John 20:12; Acts 17:1; Revelation 11:8; Revelation 20:10. it refers to ἐκεῖ or ἐκεῖσε to be mentally supplied in what precedes or follows: Matthew 25:24, 26; Mark 2:4; Mark 4:15; Mark 5:40; Mark 13:14; John 3:8; John 6:62; John 7:34; John 11:32; John 14:3; John 17:24; John 20:19; Romans 15:20; Hebrews 9:16; Hebrews 10:18; Revelation 2:13. it refers to ἐκεῖ expressed in what follows: Matthew 6:21; Luke 12:34; Luke 17:37; John 12:26; James 3:16. in imitation of the Hebrew שָׁם אֲשֶׁר (Genesis 13:3; Ecclesiastes 9:10, etc.): ὅπου ἐκεῖ, Revelation 12:6 (G T Tr WH), 14 (see ἐκεῖ, a.); ὅπου ... ἐπ' αὐτῶν, Revelation 17:9. ὅπου also refers to men, so that it is equivalent to with (among) whom, in whose house: Matthew 26:57; (add, Revelation 2:13; cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 7 at the end); in which state (viz. of the renewed man), Colossians 3:11. it is loosely connected with the thought to which it refers, so that it is equivalent to wherein (A. V. whereas), 2 Peter 2:11 (in the same sense in indirect question, Xenophon, mem. 3, 5, 1). ὅπου ἄν, wherever — with imperfect indicative (see ἄν, II. 1), Mark 6:56 (Tdf. ἐάν); with aorist subjunctive (Latin future perfect), Mark 9:18 (where L T Tr WH ὅπου ἐάν); Mark 14:9 (here too T WH ὅπου ἐάν); also ὅπου ἐάν (see ἐάν, II.), Matthew 26:13; Mark 6:10; Mark 14:14a (in both of the last two passages, L Tr ὅπου ἄν); with subjunctive present Matthew 24:28. β. in indirect questions (yet cf. Winer's Grammar, § 57, 2 at the end), with subjunctive aorist: Mark 14:14b; Luke 22:11.

b. joined to verbs signifying motion into a place instead of ὅποι, into which place, whither (see ἐκεῖ, b.): followed by the indicative, John 8:21; John 13:33, 36; John 14:4; John 21:18; (James 3:4 T Tr WH (see below)); ὅπου ἄν, where (whither) soever, with indicative present, Revelation 14:4 L Tr WH (cf. below), cf. Buttmann, § 139, 30; with subjunctive present, Luke 9:57 R G T WH (others, ὅπου ἐάν, see below); James 3:4 (R G L); Revelation 14:4 R G T (see above); ὅπου ἐάν, with subjunctive present, Matthew 8:19, and L Tr in Luke 9:57.

2. It gets the force of a conditional particle if (in case that, in so far as (A. V. whereas (cf. 2 Peter 2:11 above))): 1 Corinthians 3:3 (Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 43, 1 [ET], and often in Greek writings; cf. Grimm on 4 Macc. 2:14; Meyer on 1 Corinthians 3:3; (Müller on the Epistle of Barnabas 16, 63).